|Penang Airport (PEN)|
||You can reserve a hotel in Penang or you can make discount airport transportation reservations. Penang Airport is the third busiest in Malaysia after Kuala Lumpur International and Kota Kinabalu.|
The airport is situated just 10 miles south of city of Georgetown. The airport code is (PEN), and it serves a big region as well as providing links to major cities throughout Southeast Asia. George town is the capital city in Penang.
Penang still ranks as a popular tourist destination, and over the years visitors have come to admire the “Pearl of the Orient” with many returning quite often. Malaysians are warm and friendly people, and with food stalls serving various delicacies and fascinating cultures, it’s no wonder tourist numbers continue to soar each year.
Penang Airport averages more than 5 million passengers every year and the facility is mostly dominated by budget airlines like Firefly and AirAsia.
Major airlines serving the Penang Airport route include; Singapore Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Malaysian Airlines, Thai Airways, China Southern Airlines and Wings Air. And they fly to destinations like Kuala Lumpur, Hong Kong, Guangzhou, Jakarta, Medan and Singapore.
PEN serves a gateway to Malaysia’s popular resort town and in 2009 it received the Best Airport Award for airports catering for less than 15 million passengers each year.
The airport boasts a number of amenities like travel clubs, money changers, shops and restaurants and a help desk. Short term parking is also available for more than 800 cars. PEN is located at 11900 Bayan Lepas, Pulau Penang.
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